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Subject: Re: test messages etc
From: JC Dill <inet-list @ vo . cnchost . com>
Date: Tue, 29 May 2001 21:58:00 -0700
To: List-Managers @ GreatCircle . COM
In-reply-to: <20564 . 991192584 @ kanga . nu>
References: <Message from Nick Simicich <njs @ scifi . squawk . com> <3 . 0 . 3 . 32 . 20010529144322 . 019cfc30 @ 127 . 0 . 0 . 1> <3204430420 . 991046908 @ [192 . 168 . 0 . 5]> <200105280800 . BAA14998 @ honor . greatcircle . com> <3 . 0 . 3 . 32 . 20010529144322 . 019cfc30 @ 127 . 0 . 0 . 1>

On 08:16 PM 5/29/01, J C Lawrence wrote:
>On Tue, 29 May 2001 14:43:22 -0400
>Nick Simicich <njs @
scifi .
squawk .
com> wrote:
>
>> My current method is to require a well known userid and password
>> to access the archives, on the principle that every gleaner is
>> stymied by having to use basic authentication.
>
>Which also prevents Google/Inktomi/Infoseek et al from indexing your
>list archives, something I find is fairly critical to my user base
>(they need/want public indexing).

In that case, you have to munge email addresses at a minimum, AND warn your subscribers that email is publicly indexed (so that posted email addresses are also munged by the subscribers, if they don't want spam).

jc




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